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Caribou Transported to Slate Islands

I wrote a previous blog about the caribou on Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior. The herd has been decimated by wolves since they crossed an ice bridge from the mainland of Ontario.  Many feared the caribou would be eliminated by

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Superior Scenes

Josh Prom captured some scenes of winter beauty on the North Shore of Lake Superior and shared them. Enjoy!

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See the Supermoons

The new year starts out with two supermoons in January. While the definition of a supermoon is when a new moon or full moon is closest to the earth only the full supermoon receives attention. We just had a supermoon

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Caribou Herd Dwindling

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources is taking matters into their own hands literally when it comes to saving their Lake Superior woodland caribou. The caribou population on two islands in Lake Superior has been nearly decimated since the arrival

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Iona’s Beach

Have you been to Iona’s Beach on the North Shore? I’ve used the port-a-potty at the boat landing before and I’ve hiked around to check out the beach but I haven’t explored the beach as much as I would like

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Loving Lake Superior

A calm day by Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. The waves have a way of mesmerizing me.

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With a snap of the fingers

Mother Nature must have realized the date on the calendar and with a snap of her fingers she changed the weather drastically. Yesterday afternoon the temperature made it up into the 60’s and today we’ll be lucky if we see

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage or Lack Thereof

I don’t think it will be a year for visiting the ice caves in Wisconsin. There isn’t enough ice yet and it’s doubtful we’ll have enough consistently cold temperatures to freeze it solid enough for travel.  I guess I’ll have

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Icy Boat Arrives in Duluth

When the temperatures get cold ice starts forming. Here’s a boat that brought quite the load of ice into the Duluth Harbor.

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Water Temperatures Warming Up in the BWCA

All it takes are a few days of sunshine and the lake water warms up quickly. I should rephrase that, the shallower smaller lakes warm up quickly, the bigger, deeper lakes take a little bit longer.  On a calm day

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  • Caribou are being transported to the Slate Islands! Photos courtesy of the Ministry of Natural Resources.... t.co/Qe38Pw8TRF

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